Chattanooga did not play
Tonys Gutierrez was 2-4 in the opener, BJ Szymanski was 2-3. In the nightcap, Josh Holden was 3-3 and recently promoted from Billings, Wayne Kendrick was 2-2 with a double. Daryl Thompson threw 6 shutout innings in the evening game, Derrick Lutz picked up his 20th save with a scoreless 7th.
The day belonged to 20 year old 3B Juan Francisco. He went 3-4, hitting 3 homers (tying a team record with Wily Mo Pena, Adam Dunn, and Joey Votto), driving in 7 runs. That ties him for the Midwest League Home Run lead.
Philippe Valiquette picked up his first win of ’07 for the Dragons with 2 scoreless innings of relief.
Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker picked up his second win, but wasn’t very effective. He threw 2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and a walk. Jermy Horst got the save, throwing 3 innings of 1 hit shutout baseball.
GCL Reds did not play.